The integrated breakfast nook offers impressive views of the gardens. It features antique chairs from the couple’s former abode and a new table from Holland & Company. Breakfast room views consist of immaculate gardens, including these ‘Nikko Blue’ hydrangeas with a Korean boxwood hedge.

Love hydrangea season and this perfectly manicured hedge frames the garden bed perfectly. Image via Atlanta Homes bloom

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Planting Boxwood Hedges

Step-by-Step Instructions for Planting Boxwood Hedges: I selected Korean boxwoods for their hardiness, small leaves and compact form.

falkner gardens :: garden terrace at Mountain Brook, Alabama residence

falkner gardens :: walled courtyard garden terrace at Mountain Brook, Alabama residence featuring low boxwood hedge in front of arborvitae screen

front yard landscape-- double impatiens & boxwood.  Winter cold limits boxwood survival. Northern gardens and special care must be taken to select a hardy variety such as 'Vardar Valley' or Korean boxwood if you live where winters are frigid.

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Plant These Hardy Boxwood Varieties To Avoid Boxwood Blight

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Boxwood Green Velvet: 'Green Velvet' retains its deep, velvety green foliage color clear through the most difficult winters!  Its lovely, full-bodied habit, which is very low, rounded, and dense, shears and shapes beautifully to any desired form -- from topiary to an excellent, crisp low hedge. Zones 5-9. 4-inch pot - $10.36

Partial Sun Planting - Topiary or hedge - Buxus 'Green Velvet' is a hardy Boxwood developed in Ontario, Canada. This hybrid combines the hardiness and compact growth habit of Korean Boxwood with the luxuriant, deep green leaf color of English Boxwood.

Korean Boxwood - Buxus sinica var. insularis. small, dark dense foliage. good choice for short hedges

insularis: Fantastic choice for short hedges Easily sheared into precise shapes Small dark dense foliage Often used to line driveways or borders high by wide Zones 5 to 9

Bush ideas ... Wintergreen Korean Boxwood ( Buxus )

Wintergreen Korean Boxwood ( Buxus )

Wintergreen Boxwood buxus microphylla koreana wintergreen Evergreen shrub best suited for use as a hedge or low growing border. Fairly small, oblong dark green leaves all year long.

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'Franklin's Gem' Korean Boxwood - slow growing broadly rounded shrub, bright green foliage becomes rich olive in the winter. Considered one of the hardiest boxwoods.

rose arch entrance to parterre pea gravel path, cobblestone lined, Korean & American boxwoods

Arches covered with New Dawn climbing roses mixed with Will Goodwin clematis. Korean boxwoods, granite cobblestones and American boxwoods line the pea gravel path by agnes.

'Green Mountain' boxwood  Buxus 'Green Mountain' is a cross between cold-hardy Korean boxwoods and evergreen boxwood. It features deep green winter color and grows 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Zones 4-8. Partial to full sun. Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

'Green Mountain' boxwood Buxus 'Green Mountain' is a cross between cold-hardy Korean boxwoods and evergreen .